Tim Baskerville, BFA., received his degree in photography and liberal arts from the University of San Francisco. He has taught courses and workshops in Night Photography, his specialty, at U.C. Berkeley Extension, U.C. Santa Cruz, College of Marin, Cape Cod Photographic Workshops, and Photographic Resource Center at Boston University. In addition to workshops and classes in California, he has conducted a photographic / cultural workshop to the West of Ireland, once a year. His work has received many awards, and has appeared in numerous publications and exhibitions in this country and abroad .
Baskerville has written articles about Night Photography for Camera/Darkroom magazine, the Friends of Photography / Nazraeli Press, and Photo Metro magazine. He founded The Nocturnes, an exhibiting group of Bay Area artists/educators, in 1991 and the critically acclaimed Web site of the same name in 1996. Since then, the site has grown to become the premier source of information and education pertaining to night photography, as well as an international community for night photographers.
In 2005, Baskerville relocated to Mare Island in Northern California, site of the former Mare Island Naval Shipyard, where he continues to offer Workshops and Private Instruction in Photography. He has served as a Volunteer for the Mare Island Historic Park Foundation since 2006 and was instrumental in developing the Foundation’s Web sites.